TITLE(s): POLYGRAPH EXAMINER (profess. & kin.) alternate titles: lie-detection examiner
Interrogates and screens individuals to detect deception or to verify truthfulness, using polygraph equipment and standard polygraph techniques: Attaches apparatus to individual to measure and record changes in respiration, blood pressure, and electrical resistance of skin as result of perspiration changes. Evaluates reactions to questions of a non-emotional nature. Interprets and diagnoses individual's emotional responses to key questions recorded on graph. Visits morgues, examines scene of crime, or contacts other sources, when assigned to criminal case, to gather information for use in interrogating suspects, witnesses, and other persons. Appears in court as witness on matters relating to polygraph examinations, according to formalized procedures. Prepares reports and keeps records on polygraph examinations. May instruct classes in polygraph interrogation techniques, methods, and uses. When analyzing voice stress charted on moving tape by needle of recording device for deception or truthfulness verification, may be designated Psychological Stress Evaluator (profess. & kin.).
GOE: 02.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R5 M3 L5 SVP: 5 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 39999G Polygraph Examiners
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